Ms Willemina de Jager

Board Members

Ms Willemina de Jager is semi-retired since July 2018, serving on the Board of Accounting Standards Board as well as Management Structures of Body Corporates of Sectional Titles and Retirement Village’s. She also assists with personal finance for friends and family.

Her qualifications include BCom Hons (Accounting Science), Certificate in the Theory of Accounting,  training on an Executive Development Program, and MCom Management Accounting (Script only).

She served on several committees such as FSB Pension Fund; FSB representative on Committee for Auditing Standards, as required by the Auditing Profession Act.; Human Resources Policy Standard Committee; Audit and Risk Management Committee, a sub-committee of the FSB Board; Compliance Committee; and A member of the Employment Equity Forum and assisting in the preparation of Employment Equity Reports.

Her expertise and work experience include:

  • Director of Operations at the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) from 2009 to 2018. Achieving a clean audit report for nine consecutive years. Responsible for the execution of the development of a workflow system for the full process of auditors’ interaction with IRBA. Part of her responsibilities included Human Resources, Facility Management, Risk Management and Supply Chain Management.
  • Head of Risk and Supply Chain Management, including Facilities at the Financial Services Board (FSB) from 2004 to 2009. Her responsibilities included Risk Management, Quality Management (Compliance with SABS ISO9001:2008), the development and implementation of a Supply Chain function and Performance Reporting, Compliance.
  • Project Manager: Conglomerate Supervision at the Financial Services Board (FSB) (1999 to 2004) and was responsible for the research and implementation of Conglomerate Supervision among insurance companies, banks, and financial institutions.
  • General Manager at Nissan South Africa (1993 to 1998) responsible for the development of financial models for the budgeting of Nissan and reporting to Japan and Project manager for the implementation of SAP.
  • Senior Lecturer at the School of Accountancy at the University of Pretoria (1988 to 1993) on Management Accounting.
  • Senior Auditor at Deloitte Haskins and Sells in the London office(1985 to 1987) and Pretoria office (1982 to 1985)

Interesting fact about her is that she loves traveling and has travelled to 115 countries. Also she also enjoys local travel with more time on her side since semi-retirement.